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The October Month of Resistance to Mass Incarceration, Police Terror, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation must be like a giant STOP sign stuck right in the face of American society, day after day, so that it can't be covered up, whited out, ignored, neutralized or suppressed. Many different people will act in many different ways—from teach-ins, sermons and social media postings to street demonstrations. The defiant youth who refuse any longer to accept being demonized and criminalized will be in the streets and raising their voices in other ways in October. People whose loved ones have been murdered by cops or who have been locked away in the dungeons of this incarceration nation will join them.

 

Through all this and more, the message must come through to the whole society:

We REFUSE to live in a society that has no better fate for tens of millions of its people than segregation, harassment, brutalization, incarceration and outright murder at the hands of its enforcers—and we will not rest until this is STOPPED. We refuse to make our peace with this “new Jim Crow” – a social system which targets Black, Latino and other oppressed peoples and is nothing but a slow, structural genocide. We will not tolerate this. WE WILL RESIST!

This is what must mark October 2014. All who agree must act!


NEW from the steering committee of the Stop Mass Incarceration Network 

A Pledge of Resistance

What kind of society do you want to live in?

*Police brutality and police murder are daily occurrences, yet brutal murdering cops are almost never punished for their crimes;

*Black and Latino people, especially the youth, are treated like criminals, guilty until proven innocent, if they can survive to prove their innocence;

*This criminalization has led to 2.2 million people being warehoused in prison, a 500% increase over the past 30 years;

*Tens of thousands of people in prison are subjected to the torture of long term solitary confinement;

*Alongside this has risen a program of criminalizing and incarcerating undocumented immigrants;

*The color of a person''s skin determines whether they live and how they live.

Today we pledge:

Black lives matter.

Latino lives matter.

All lives matter.

* Mass incarceration: WE SAY NO MORE!

* Police murder: WE SAY NO MORE!

* Torture in the prisons: WE SAY NO MORE!

* Criminalization of generations: WE SAY NO MORE!

* Attacks on immigrants: WE SAY NO MORE!

We will NOT be silent.

We WILL resist!

Until these shameful horrors really are... NO MORE!

Spread this pledge broadly throughout society; get it to everyone you can; get it everywhere you can. And on October 1st, everyone who hates the horrors of mass incarceration and all its consequences should gather at their schools, in their neighborhoods, at their work places, or at symbols of the abuses of the criminal justice system and take this pledge. Then we all need to act on it.


FLASH ! Author and poet Alice Walker has written a new poem entitled "Gather" dedicated to Carl Dix and Cornel West. It is posted on her website under a graphic calling for the OCT Month of Resistance here.

  

 
  
  

This Pledge has been adopted by the steering committee of the Stop Mass Incarceration Network.

Spread this pledge broadly throughout society; get it to everyone you can; get it everywhere you can. And on October 1st, everyone who hates the horrors of mass incarceration and all its consequences should gather at their schools, in their neighborhoods, at their work places, or at symbols of the abuses of the criminal justice system and take this pledge. Then we all need to act on it.

A Pledge of Resistance

What kind of society do you want to live in?

*Police brutality and police murder are daily occurrences, yet brutal murdering cops are almost never punished for their crimes;

*Black and Latino people, especially the youth, are treated like criminals, guilty until proven innocent, if they can survive to prove their innocence;

*This criminalization has led to 2.2 million people being warehoused in prison, a 500% increase over the past 30 years;

*Tens of thousands of people in prison are subjected to the torture of long term solitary confinement;

*Alongside this has risen a program of criminalizing and incarcerating undocumented immigrants;

*The color of a person''s skin determines whether they live and how they live.

Today we pledge:

Black lives matter.

Latino lives matter.

All lives matter.

* Mass incarceration: WE SAY NO MORE!

* Police murder: WE SAY NO MORE!

* Torture in the prisons: WE SAY NO MORE!

* Criminalization of generations: WE SAY NO MORE!

* Attacks on immigrants: WE SAY NO MORE!

We will NOT be silent.

We WILL resist!

Until these shameful horrors really are... NO MORE!